Understanding Organ Donation: Applied Behavioral Science Perspectives (Blackwell/Claremont Applied Social Psychology Series)

Understanding Organ Donation: Applied Behavioral Science Perspectives (Blackwell/Claremont Applied Social Psychology Series)

By: Eusebio M. Alvaro (editor), Jason T. Siegel (editor)Hardback

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This highly important book introduces the realm of organ donation, providing an overview of the current situation, highlighting the challenges, summarizing past research, and providing guidance for future research. The first book to bridge the gap between applied research and the social and behavioral issues surrounding organ donation An impressive collection of contributors from a range of both practitioners and scientists actively working in the field Provides a concrete example of how evidence-based research and theory can be applied with real-world value Explores future directions of organ donation and research including community-based health interventions, ethical considerations, and advancing donor registration The latest publication in the prestigious Claremont Applied Social Psychology Series

About Author

Jason T. Siegel is part of the Research Faculty at Claremont Graduate University's School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences. Dr. Siegel, Co-director of the Institute of Health Psychology and Prevention Science, has been researching organ-donation-related behavior for nearly a decade. Eusebio M. Alvaro is a Research Faculty member at Claremont Graduate University's School of Behavioral and Organizational Science where he is Co-Director of the Institute of Health Psychology and Prevention Science. He is a behavioral scientist conducting research on overcoming resistance to health behavior change.


Preface ( Jason T. Siegel and Eusebio M. Alvaro ). INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW. Chapter 1: Applying Psychology to Health Behavior Interventions: Not Last Decade's Approach ( Stuart Oskamp ). Chapter 2: Organ Donation: An Overview of the Field ( Mary Ganikos ). ORGAN DONOR INTERVENTIONS. PART I: MEDIA AND COMMUNITY INTERVENTIONS. Chapter 3: Where have we been and where to next: A review and synthesis of organ donation media campaigns ( Eusebio M. Alvaro and Jason T. Siegel ). Chapter 4: The Effectiveness of Donate Life - African American Campaign in Minneapolis-St. Paul ( David Radosevich, Susan Gunderson, Bill Tendle, Clarence Jones, and Susan Mau Larson ). Chapter 5: Organ Donation and Transplantation: A New Tradition of Sharing for Alaska Natives ( Margaret D. Allen and Barbara Stillwater ). Chapter 6: First Person Consent Ohio Donor Registry: The Influence of the First Person Consent Registry on Increasing Organ Donation ( Kimberly Downing and Linda Jones ). Chapter 7: Improving Organ Donation in Chinese Communities in New York: Perspective from Consortium Partners ( Paul L. Hebert, Julia Rivera, Kelly Eng, Regina Lee, Susan Seto-Yee ). Chapter 8: Intervention research with American Indian, Alaska Native and First Nations People: An Organ and Tissue Donation Exemplar ( Nancy L. Fahrenwald ). PART II: ORGANIZATIONAL INTERVENTIONS. Chapter 9: Behavioral research in hospital settings: The Family Communication Coordinator (FCC) Protocol and research applications in organ donation ( Diane Dodd-McCue ). Chapter 10: Design and Evaluation of Worksite Promotions of Organ Donation: Real-world Challenges and Strategies to Address Them ( Michael T. Quinn, Jackie Gnepp, G. Caleb Alexander, Diane Hollingsworth, Kate Grubbs O'Connor, Willa Lang, Joshua Klayman, and David Meltzer ). Chapter 11: Home Care Association of Louisiana (HCLA) Donate Life Workplace Partnership for Organ/Tissue Donation ( Carolyn Johnson & Lawrence Webber ). Chapter 12: Promoting Organ Donation through College Student Campaigns ( Thomas Hugh Feeley, Ashley E. Anker, Donald Vincent, and Carla R. Williams ). Chapter 13: Take Time to Talk: 3 Pilot Areas Show how little it Takes to Improve Communication between Recovery Professionals and Funeral Directors ( Catherine Paykin, Gigi Politoski, and Linda Singleton-Driscoll ). Chapter 14: The Challenges of Conducting and Evaluating Organ Donation Campaigns ( Susan Morgan ). PART III: BROAD PERSPECTIVES AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS. Chapter 15: Community organizations and applied research: Project initiation, implementation, and dealing with those applied researchers ( Sara Pace Jones and David Bosch ). Chapter 16: Evaluating the effects of community-based health interventions: Seeking impact and saving lives via organ and tissue donation promotion efforts ( Robert Fischer ). Chapter 17: The value of qualitative studies of interpersonal conversations about health topics: A study of family discussions of organ donation as illustration ( Anita Pomerantz ). Chapter 18: Ethically and Effectively Advancing Living Donation: How should it be done? ( Amy D. Waterman and James R. Rodrigue ). Chapter 19: A card in hand: A donning recognition of factors for increasing donor registration ( Jason T. Siegel, Eusebio M. Alvaro, and Zachary P Hohman ). Chapter 20: There's no so practical... Theoretical Translations and Organ Donation ( William D. Crano ).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781405192132
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 392
  • ID: 9781405192132
  • weight: 708
  • ISBN10: 1405192135

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